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EVENT REVIEW: RIBA Inter-Professional Hustings: 17 February 2016

RTPI London was delighted to join New London Architecture, CIOB, RICS, RIBA, Urban Design Group and Planning Futures  at RIBA’s splendid headquarters in Portland Place. This was a chance to meet the Mayoral candidates (or representatives thereof) from the main … Continue reading

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EVENT REVIEW: Strategic Planning and the Green Belt – Thurs 4 Feb 2016

The third event in the RTPI London’s Mayoral Election Series tackled what was described by the event chair Christopher Tunnell (Arup) as perhaps the most sacred, but controversial, tenet of UK planning policy – the Green Belt. Sponsored by Arup, … Continue reading

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FORTHCOMING EVENT: Strategic Planning and the Green Belt – Thurs 4 Feb 2016

For nearly five decades, the Green Belt has prevented the outward sprawl of London. It continues to maintain the permanence and openness of the countryside at its fringes. Local authorities in London and beyond are facing pressure to revisit the … Continue reading

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FORTHCOMING EVENT: Tall Buildings – up from the street – Tuesday 24th June

Skyscrapers – how do they fit with the urban grain? The effect of tall buildings on London’s skyline is under ever-increasing scrutiny, but what about their relationship with the streets and surroundings at ground level? Planners and designers have a … Continue reading

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EVENT REVIEW: Centenary Series: Liveable City – Planning for a Liveable London – Thursday 8th May

RTPI London and New London Architecture teamed up to present a stimulating discussion on how to make London a more liveable city. Contributions were made by the following excellent speakers. Rt Hon. David Lammy MP and representing the Lammy Housing … Continue reading

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EVENT REVIEW: Abercrombie + 70, Wednesday 5th February, NLA

Harry Burchill MRTPI Following the recent launch of our Centenary Book Kaleidoscope City, the basement of the New London Architecture (NLA) Building Centre played host to the first in RTPI London’s Centenary CPD Series exploring past present and future planning … Continue reading

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REVIEW: “Temporary Spaces, Permanent Purposes” – Meanwhile Uses – 29th May

The NLA event held last Wednesday (29th May) was a swift but lively whistle-stop tour of ‘Meanwhile Uses’, at a very full St Chad’s Place at King’s Cross. Whilst we sipped our beers and nestled into the former mechanic’s workshop … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Good Design = Good Planning Seminar #3

  On the evening of Wednesday March 6th, delegates swarmed into New London Architecture (NLA) for the third installation of Good Design = Good Planning. As the final episode (of this series), the evening focussed how urban design can address … Continue reading

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